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Fall 2017 Scholarships are here!

Los Angeles City College Foundation provides scholarships and opportunities to LACC students so that they continue to excel in their educational careers. All scholarships and opportunities are provided by the generosity of independent donors, LACC alumni and the campus community (and therefore vary in amounts, due dates and eligibility requirements). To consolidate the application process and to match students with more opportunities, the Foundation has moved to an online application process. The LACC Foundation scholarship application will be OPEN for...

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Rodney Dangerfield gets his respect at LACC

  Get tickets to a live reading of Back to School with Brad Garrett at the Rodney Dangerfield Institute. ūüéü:¬†  

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Rodney Dangerfield is back to school at LACC

Get your tickets now at for the live stage reading of Rodney Dangerfield’s hit movie Back to School starring Brad Garrett, Michael Bolton and Paul Rodriguez. Q & A with members of the original film cast!! September 6, 7 pm at LACC!!! Back to School: Live Staged Reading on September 6, 2017 The schedule for the evening is as follows: 7:00pm: Stage Reading Performance 8:30pm: Q&A with actors from the original film and the stage reading 9:15pm: VIP...

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Herb Alpert Donates $10.1-million to Music Department

The Herb Alpert Foundation‚Äôs $10.1 Million Gift To Los Angeles City College Provides All Music Majors With a Free Education. The largest private gift to a community college in Southern California   (LOS ANGELES) Los Angeles City College Foundation has received a $10.1 million gift from The Herb Alpert Foundation, creating an endowment that forever transforms the music department and the lives of the talented students who study music at Los Angeles City College (LACC). The gift is the...

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LACC Alumni: Fall 2016 Newsletter

Read the latest edition of our newsletter and get up to date with recent events and happenings at LACC!    

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Light Pole Banner Series: Ale Eckleberry

Ale always had an interest for the arts; she just wasn’t quite sure what she wanted to do until she started taking classes at LACC. Ale grew up in Los Angeles, not far from LACC, with her parents and two brothers.  Her dad, an architect, and her mom, a painter, sparked her artistic side and encouraged her to do well in school, which led her to skip a grade level and graduate from high school when she was 16....

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Lacc Theater Academy Participates in National Competition

This February, 26 Theatre Academy students went to Honolulu, Hawaii to participate in this year’s Kennedy Center / American College Theatre Festival.  For many of these students, it was their first time being on airplane or their first time being outside of the state. An Invitational Scene from our Theatre Academy production of The Glory of Living, directed by faculty member Tony Maggio,  was performed by students James Jenkins and Ashley Weiss 17 student Irene Ryan Acting nominees participated along with their 8...

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Light Pole Banner Series: Rose Rumyan

Rose Rumyan was born a few blocks away from LACC at Kaiser Hospital in East Hollywood.  Both of her parents went to college in Armenia for the sciences and her grandfather was a professor of engineering who starting teaching her calculus at the age of three.  From a young age, Rose developed an interest in math and science. Being a competitive student in high school, Rose wanted to attend UC Riverside after graduating high school but decided to attend...

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Collegian Journalist Wins National Award

Melissa Breccia is a journalism student at LACC who has already left her mark in just two years. Attending a creative and performing arts high school, Melissa developed an interest in the arts at a young age.  Melissa came to Los Angeles from Philadelphia at the age of 19, leaving behind all of her friends and family back home.  Although difficult, Melissa knew that she had to make the move to Los Angeles in order to break into the entertainment industry.  Luckily...

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LACC Campus Gets a Makeover

On November 4, light pole banners went up around campus featuring the¬†faces of distinguished alumni and students.¬† The banners also revealed LACC’s¬†redesigned logo and new slogan, “The City’s College.” The banners were a result of the hard work of LACC Foundation Development Director Leigh Stenberg and Executive Director Robert Schwartz, who contacted notable alumni to¬†invite them to participate in the banner marketing campaign.¬† Forty two distinguished alumni agreed to participate including actors Mark Hamill and Morgan Freeman, composer John...

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